Fractopia

8 EpisodesProduced by Tod Foley

Exploring the facts of tomorrow in the fiction of today.

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Episode 7: Interview with Lauren Teffeau

October 27th, 2018

57:26
A conversation with Lauren Teffeau, author of the recently-released near-future science fiction novel "Implanted." Topics covered include digital …

Episode 6: Augmented Reality

October 16th, 2018

47:01
An Augmented Reality can be understood as a digitally-produced “layer” or “display screen” interposed by specialized hardware between you and the …

Episode 5: Futurecasting through Science Fiction

September 27th, 2018

31:09
A look at the uses of Science Fiction to predict and influence the future, featuring insights from Yuval Harari, Berit Anderson, Douglas Rushkoff, Pat Cadigan and Stephen Oram. Story excerpt from "The World Set Free" by …

Episode 4: Capitalist Realism ft. Michael Utvich

September 15th, 2018

43:19
A discussion with writer and interactive media consultant Michael Utvich, examining the future of labor, employment, identity, and Capitalist Realism …

Episode 3: 3D Printing

August 29th, 2018

26:53
A look at 3D Printing, examining its history, the current state of the art, and the far-reaching implications of its future in the coming century. Includes excerpt from Murray Leinster's "Things Pass By."

Episode 2: Author Chat 1

August 21st, 2018

28:52
What is Fractopian Fiction, and why do you write it? An in-depth chat with Fractopian Fiction writers Antony Copeland, Adrian McCauley and Shawn …

Episode 1: Ubiquitous Computing

August 21st, 2018

41:00
Just what is Ubiquitous Computing all about, and what will it enable us to do? (Includes story excerpt "Morning in Hadid")

Episode 0: Welcome to the Fractopian Future

August 21st, 2018

7:15
An introduction to the Fractopia podcast, and an exposition of our inquiries into Fractopian Fiction.
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